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vengeance over the attacks that killed four americans. more over the questions of who is really behind the attacks. >> and there -- as far as the weather, no such thing as too much of a good thing. as 11 news today continues right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> i am stan stovall. >> great whether to go out or run or play golf, in your case. >> the golf part, i will put a check mark. >> the use speed golf? >> yes, going hole to hole -- but watch from the sidelines. weather-wise, it will be another great day to be outside. in the morning in the 50's again and winding up close to 80 this afternoon. 55 in bwi.
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a bit cooler in the northwest suburbs. we will make that up to 81 this afternoon. and we will keep the sunshine. when we come back in a few minutes, we will take the forecast into the weekend. >> i have seen you run. you've run out the door after work. let's see the area roads -- westbound 50 at the bay bridge, some police activity taking up the right lane. there could be some delays for me. closures in effect did sitting bso in depressed and street and to feed the street and monuments and wall street toward the park -- preston street and wolf street. at 11 minutes at the outer loop of northeast side and the same on the west. interlude from 795 toward the 83, only 8 minute travel time. an update at pulaski highway -- i way --
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once you get to the key bridge, a clear shot across the key bridge and the rest of the area bridges are checking out fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> our big story, students will head back to class at morgan state university following a shooting on campus wednesday evening. >> jennifer franciotti is live at morgan state with the latest on the search for the gunman. >> last night, even in classes were canceled just as a precaution because the gunman and still on the loose. it all happened just before 5:00 last night when someone was shot inside the student center on campus. university officials call it a target shooting. one shooter would want intended victim and the victim was shot in the stomach, listed in saved -- stable condition. neither were students at the
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university. immediately after the incident, students are getting taxed alerts -- text alerts. >> it is said the perpetrator had not been quark -- " so my first idea was to get inside. i went to one of the rooms with no windows and locks the. >> the swat team cleared the building, rendered it say, at which point the officials at morgan were able to let campus move around freely again. >> the motive in this case remains unclear however officials believe this was the result of a confrontation that happened outside and it spilled over inside the student center. wbal-tv 11 news. >> it happened only one day after an eighth grader allegedly brought a loaded handgun at stemmers run middle school and pointed it at classmates. now the question is whether metal detectors should be installed. officials say school police
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officers will carry hand-held wands to scan students if necessary. but the county superintendent, who is in his first month on the job, says the safety plan will not depend on metal detectors. >> what i have said it is there have been several school incidents around our country where metal detectors have been in place and had not prevented the incident. >> school officials also want to make sure teachers and administrators are able to handle traumatic such rations. >> a student accused of shooting at a house call is in belle -- he has been undergoing a mental health evaluation since his arrest of a weeks ago. charged as an adult with nine counts of attempted murder after allegedly bringing a shot gun to school and opening fire. >> all right, sorry for the audio problem. we will move to our next door. recovering at shock trauma -- man recovering at shock trauma
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after police officer shot him. officers discovered a stolen car on frederick road. as the officer approached, the suspect reportedly exhilarated toward the officer, who then opened fire. the suspect got away but was later found at the parking lot of a high school. police and anne arundel county increase patrols in glen burnie neighborhood after an armed suspect confronted an elderly woman inside her bedroom. police say the man broke into the woman's house on country club drive saturday night. police say he had a night and took one of the women's shirts off to concealed his face. the woman was not injured. police say the suspect got away with only the shirt. they are looking into the possibility the case is linked to a sexual assault of an 83 year-old woman on the same block years ago. >> we have an assault in 2010 and two attempted burglaries. we do not know if there are connected but we remain cautious. >> police are sending out
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automated phone alerts to neighbors. prosecutors, anchored by an anti-islam -- protesters angered by a film, it is the latest in a protest. used are seeing pictures of protest outside the u.s. embassy in cairo. you can see could stop -- security forces are holding back protesters and it -- amidst what appears to be -- [no audio] 11 news reporter haley jackson joins us live from the washington berwick the late breaking developments. >> in addition to the crowds you saw outside the embassy in cairo, we are also seeing protestersathering in yemen. they have been driven out of the embassy there. all happening as a show of force is heading toward the libyan coast. >> after protesters scaled the walls of the u.s. embassy in
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cairo tuesday and an assault on the libyan consulate in benghazi left cars and burned to ashes and four americans dead, including ambassador chris stevens, president obama as bowling vengeance. >> as for the ones we loss last night i will assure you we will bring the killers to justice. >> these warships are on their way to the libyan coast, as well as dozens of marines and fbi evidence teams as the u.s. disc -- whether the violence was actually planned. >> the question is, was there a series underlying extremists or terrorist act and if so, home. >> we cannot say for sure or for certain it is an al-qaeda event. it has all the hallmarks. but we could determine overtime their baby another organization. >> muslim activists denounced the attacks. >> i condemn them and to note that they are not in keeping with the principles of the islamic printable of justice. >> on the floor of congress,
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senator john mccain cautioned the libyan assault does not represent the people. >> that is not the real libya. the libya chris stevens knew and learned to love so well. >> the state department has issued a travel and a rise against libya. we are seeing the u.s. stepped up security and diplomatic outposts around the world, including obviously in some of the areas where we are seeing the crowds gather. >> we are learning of a similar protest in yemen. what can you tell us about that? >> one of these locations. it is really developing. at this point, we know the crowd has stormed the embassy, breach of the security perimeter, but it not to make it onto the actual ground of the embassy inside any buildings. but a very active scene. burning the flag. kinda similar to what we saw in cairo on tuesday. and you saw on the live pictures, their new protest in egypt as well. in yemen, we understand the situation is calm down but we
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are keeping an eye on it. there were reports of shots fired and tear gas. >> a very volatile situation of overseas. thank you, haley. 66 degrees in downtown baltimore. they just added a thousand new slots. what else is in store for the maryland live casino? >> happy hour is over for a ring of smugglers and working the mini bar racket out of new york airports. we will see how much all the little bottles of liquor at up to. >> one of the most talked-about pieces of public health legislation will be voted on today in new york city. will it really downsize the so the sizes? soda size is? >> only 6:00 a.m. but the beer is already brewing year. details after the break when we get a check of the forecast. >> i thought ava marie was getting a facial or something. your morning commute shaping up
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>> good morning. if we are starting your awful what a live view of the stadium. excited over last night's win. what a beautiful day. we will talk about the forecast in just a little bit. but i am helping bruce some
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beers at heavy seas brewery. you are just getting off your shift. >> i come in and around 10:00 p.m. and run all night -- myself and christopher schulz, our other brewer. we work from 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. making beer all night. >> that is what we are seeing. tell us about what processes going on. >> right now we are casting out the beer. it has already been boiled and ready to go into a tank. but we have a unique apparatus. we load of this thing up with whole leaf hops and steeped the beer directly through it before the tank. it acts like a actstea stranger -- it acts like a giant tea strainer. it puts a -- and uses a whole lot of flavor that he would not get without a device like this. >> i could really smell of the hops, citrusy.
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>> we are using centennial and cascade hops. >> your new seasonal beer, winter storm. it is an extra special bitter. it is english style but we put our own twist on it. we use english hops in a boil and then we use american humps, our own sort of take on this. >> there you see it, brewing here right now. this will be coming up at least in the next couple of weeks on the shelves. let's head back to tony and the weather center brief i feel like i should be giving my own forecast from here. 100% chance of all, confrontation -- condensation from the ceiling, raining. >> you are getting a sitting facial. how about that? a beer with a weather seen. winter storm. tell him to swing around and get a shot of the guy on the railing, i love the fashion sense. is he still up there?
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>> he was dancing for us at one point. >> shirt and shorts and a big rubber boots. we would talk to you in the next half hour. lots of fun down there. a lot of great might grow brews in maryland. high-pressure moving off the coast right now. it will turn the wings southwest during the day. it will be a tap warmer this afternoon. we are watching a cold front across the upper midwest, and it is producing a little bit of rain shower activity around omaha and back up toward parts of wisconsin. this stuff will fall apart by the time it's to our neighborhood. a lot of the computer model to bring a friend through dry. friday night, saturday morning, the front comes through. you can see the push of warmer air ahead of the boundary. the next few days it will be a touch warmer but certainly not too far off from average.
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55 in westminster, 53 and parked in. still call this morning but we will make it to about 81 this afternoon giving mostly sunny. sunrise in about half an hour. all in all, it will be another nice day. if you're taking the boat out, southwest winds tend as 15 not. -- 10-15 knots. clouds will thicken up a little bit during the day tomorrow and a slight chance of rain and the forecast friday night and early saturday morning. it should clear up most of the weak and very -- weekend. all in all, this is a pretty decent forecast going into the weekend. let's see what is happening on the roads. >> still relatively quiet. westbound 50 at the bay bridge, right lane closed. some police activity.
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53 miles an hour southbound 295 toward west nursery road. and closures in the city due to the celebration gala, preston closed at cathedral and monuments close that wolfe toward patterson part. volume picking up outer loop last -- west side. no delays but we are getting close. 795 at owings mills, southbound is going away from us. getting heavier, traveling down toward the beltway. but overall on all the major roadways we are seeing a quiet ride. >> taking a look at some of our top stories, a national memorial service will be held at d.c.'s national cathedral this morning in honor of neil armstrong. he was commander of apollo 11 mission to the moon in 1969 and he died last month at the age of 82. you can see reports at 11 is at
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5:00 and at 6:00 and online at wbal-tv -- wbaltv.com. the bar is closed at workers and do your airport -- truck drivers and security guards stole 100,000 in a liquor bottles as well as of the duty-free items. in all, the team is accused of stealing more than $750,000 worth of liquor and other items. a big day for soda lovers. the board of health will decide whether to ban extra large scoters and sugary drinks. a panel will vote on it. the board is expected to approve the ban. >> in the consumer alert, if you want the new iphone 5 you can pre order starting tomorrow. it is thinner, lighter than the iphone 4s and also has a taller
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screen and longer battery life. it will hit stores cells of the weekend of september 21, 2003199-$399 an estimate apple could sell more than 10,000 by .he end of the month -- price mcdonald's will now list calories, nutrition information on in-store and drive through menus. it is getting a jump start on a new health-care law that requires restaurants to clearly posed calories'. the law takes effect next year. it takes you to the watercolor question of the day. would seeing the fast food calorie count change the way you order? facebook shares get a boost on apple moves and toys r us wants to make your holiday shopping experience less stressful. jane king has those stories and more at the bloomberg business report. >> good morning.
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remember the cabbage patch frenzy during the holiday season of the 1980's? toys r us will come out with -- with its picks of highly anticipated items. the retailer is launching the first ever reservation program so toy get worse can place an order for the must-have item with a 20% down payment. no guarantees after -- the 21st. chairman ben bernanke and colleagues will likely announce a third round of bond purchases while keeping interest rates at 0% since -- until 2015. yesterday a court in germany cleared the way for europe's bailout fund. the new maryland live casino just completed phase two of the game income funds. later this fall it will open 8 stakeouts to line up with its
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line of restaurants. facebook shares posted their biggest one-day gain ever, back above $20 after apple announced the iphone 5 allows voice activated posts to facebook and makes photo sharing it easier. i'm jane king, bloomberg news for wbal-tv and revenues. >> 66 degrees in downtown baltimore. another dramatic win for the o's. did they gained a game of the yankees? the answers next. >> but first, take a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> good morning once again. sarah caldwell with a look at your morning commute. just starting to see signs of delays west side, 35 miles an hour outer loop, the delay around 170 pour edmonson. 59 on the dockside -- north side, no problems. police activity should be clearing out the right lane of the bay bridge. preeston street at cathedral st., watch for closures. enclosures go along monument street toward patterson part.
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-- park. security, we see lots of brake lights going to the outer loop. owings mills, southbound traffic resulting in delays just prior to the beltway. now tony has a check of your forecast. >> to another fact -- another beautiful star this thursday. clear skies, comfortable. it will be a little bit warmer this afternoon, but still comfortable. high temperatures between 78-83. mostly sunny. a light southwest wind at 10. first, we will send it to the man with the good news this morning. >> the good news just keeps coming. the orioles go for this week later today against the tampa bay raise 12:30 p.m. afternoon
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matinee at camden yards were last night the orioles one that one of the biggest games of the years. miguel gonzales made his 12th start. did not look like he was going to last that long because b g -- b.j. upton just launched into that. bottom of the first, the orioles tied on a single and then they go ahead, a shot to right center field. j. j. hardy, -- and now check out this play from manny machado, as he flies into second. swengle but -- manny fakes and throws behind rick thompson to a purpose -- perfectly placed j.j. harding. tremendous play from both manny machado and j j harding. ben manny machado, the game winning run. helpless watching it all away.
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let the celebration began. manny machado got a bigger surprise when he talked about it after the game durin. i just pump faked to first and threw its 1/3. >> welcome to the big leagues. shaving cream pies. cover up when at and jones are out there. the ravens all alone in first place in the afc north and get ready to take on the philadelphia eagles. manny machado, 20 years old, ray lewis is 37 and playing like he is 20. he continues to defy father time. the eagles are a 2.5 point favorites.
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the orioles, unbelievable. >> 66 degrees downtown. walking in baltimore city can be downright dangerous. we will talk about what is being done to keep pedestrians save. >> police are still searching for the gunman after a person opened fire inside the student center at morgan state university. i'm jennifer franciotti. >> turning med feet into gold for the city's coffers. for the city's coffers. just
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for the city's coffers. just mommy! i went potty! that's great, honey.... where? for life's bleachable moments. >> good morning, everybody. i'm stan stovall. >> i'm mindy basara. " as gorgeous weather continued into the weekend? >> i am getting bored. it will be another great day. clear skies this morning, cold
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temperatures, and the 50's right now. it will be a little bit warmer than yesterday but keep the sunshine. things will change a little bit as we head into the weekend. i will show you the seven-day forecast in a few minutes. >> the big story -- students return to morgan state following a shooting on campus. >> and the search continues for the gunman. jennifer franciotti as the latest on the story that we brought you. >> it unfolded just before 5:00 last night in front of the student center and morgan state. university officials say neither of the student or the victim were students at the university. >> one shooter, one victim, were known to each other. there was some kind of relationship. definitely it looks as if this was a target shooting. >> police say the victim was shot in the stomach and rushed to johns hopkins hospital griff university officials say neither the gunman or the victims were students.
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immediately after the shooting, the initial university alert said it was a stabbing but then minutes later students like him receive this alert. >> shooting confirmed. emergency. stay indoors and away from windows. >> the swat team cleared the building and rendered it safe and the officials were able to let campus move around freely. >> the circumstances are still under investigation but officials say it appears some kind of off-campus confrontation spilled into the student center. >> it is very the vocal. we are a state institution, public university, we have an open campus. it is not physically possible to shut this campus down or to put bars around. >> these kinds of things happen but it is kind of surprising on campus for this to happen. but i am not really to or read. >> as for the victim, he is listed in critical but stable condition at johns hopkins.
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jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> harford county school officials are shocked after the sudden death of their school board president. he was presiding over a board meeting as recently as this monday. he died tuesday. he had a doctorate from temple university and was appointed president of the school board in 2008. he leaves behind a wife and a son. >> a state legislator it is taking steps to ban fracking. this is the controversial method of drilling for natural gas which uses high-pressure water and chemicals to last through layers of shale. it is already being used in pennsylvania, where some critics say it has contaminated water sources. right now it temporary ban is in place until 2014 but a montgomery county delegate says she will introduce a bill keeping the governor's moratorium in place until case study is done. >> it looks like speed cameras and a red light cameras are both
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a win-win for safety in the budget. last year the city received $19.2 million from the cameras. that is 4 million more than projected. mares stephanie rawlings-blake has a simple response to critics. >> i think it is a minor inconvenience for people who break the law. the people who are annoyed are people who speed. >> the city board of estimate approved of the use of the extra $4 million on the traffic projects. the list of the deadliest crosswalks -- liberty heights avenue near the city line, east 33rd street near st. paul, and belair road near urban ave. six people have died, 218 injured trying to cross the intersection. pedestrians are reminded to state and crosswalks and pay attention to their surroundings.
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>> good morning once again. sarah caldwell with a look at the morning commute. looking at problems and a few spots and we have delays as well. 33 miles an hour west side outer loop. it continues to baltimore national pipe. rockton road near the j.f. facts -- ruxton road at the jfx and old frederick and morely street. preston mcafee joke closed for the gala. we are building volume in the west, delays falling into place from security to edmonson. a live view at 795 that owings mills -- once you get closer to the beltway is when you start to tap the brakes. now we check in live with ava marie. you said something about beer.
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>> that is right, if you want to know how the party come down here, we have not reached 7:00 a.m. yet and we have the food and beer going. we will talk about all the pirates events. we will talk about the food of your upcoming event saturday, but people coming here, is an experienced and see what it is like behind-the-scenes. >> we offered tours almost every saturday. they are family friendly and you can find on our website. >> everybody wants to know, is there. involved in the tour? >> you have the option to sample and you get a souvenir pint glass and you get to try up to five of the beers. >> let's get to the seven-day forecast. nice weather continuing. high-pressure are around 81 later this afternoon. in limited chance of rain friday night into saturday, very minimal. the rest of the weekend will be beautiful. more bacon and beer when we come
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back in a few minutes. >> things very much. 66 degrees in downtown baltimore. we are going to take a walk down memory lane and atop toys of the last century. maybe you still have some of them. >> and we are still taking the answers to the water cooler question -- would seeing the calorie count on a fast food menu change the way you order? 4g lte has the fastest speeds.
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so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart,
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who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think color matters. pretty obvious. what's pretty obvious about it ? that verizon has the coverage. verizon. verizon. we're going to go to another chart. it doesn't really matter how you present it. it doesn't matter how you present it. verizon. more 4g lte coverage than all other networks combined.
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member of the san diego zoo's newest and cutest addition is slowly making a new milestone. the 45-day old club started opening his eyes. it will be another 20 days before the little panda's eyes will be fully open. he weighs four pans and more than 16 inches long and is to will name him after 100 days old from an on-line contest. look at that. >> you would want one of those for christmas. >> that is on my list. [laughter] >> he has been a real american hero fighting for all goals sam -- uncle sam and now gi joe is the top iconic toy the past 100 years. the results of more than 24,000 votes by the public over eight
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weeks. after an initial five weeks of voting, a list of 100 was trimmed to 20 and the second vote the top three. rounding up -- transformers, lego building blocks, barbie, and you master -- view master. they are on display. i would have thought they yo-yo would have been there. >> slinky, silly putty. they have to do the list over again. still ahead, a look at the morning's top stories. >> and we will also look at your morning commute. several accidents we are tracking and some delays are around the area. >> beautiful start this thursday morning again. skies are clear. it is crisp and cold. a nice shot at camden yards. temperatures in the 50's in the suburbs. suburbs.
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>> welcome back. in the headlines this morning -- the 15-year-old accused of a shooting at the high school will head to court for a bail hearing. he has been undergoing a mental health evaluation since his arrest. he is charged as -- as in the bill opening fire. the school system policy for fire arms calls for a one-year expulsion for any student found with a weapon.
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president obama is bowling vengeance on those responsible for those violent protests in the middle east that killed four americans, including u.s. ambassador to libya. two american warships are on their way to the libyan coast, along with the dozens of marines and fbi evidence teams. the u.s. is looking at whether the violence ostensibly sparked by an anti-islam movie was actually planted to mark the anniversary of 9/11. >> good morning. sarah caldwell with a look at your morning commute. unfortunately some problems this hour, including delays. west side is filling quickly. stretching back to 795, 33 miles an hour in the outer loop and
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also impacted at the owings mills area, and ruxton at the jfx, and acton been cleared, harford road at job of -- an old frederick as morely street, and northbound 10 at furnace road and watch for continued closures as preston and cathedral due to the annual celebration gala very security boulevard going away from us, westbound traffic at the outer loop. let's switch you to a live view in the area of the jfx at ruxton, no sign of the accident but watch for it. now let's check in live with ava marie joining us from a local micro brewery. what a fund -- time -- thisa fun weekend, peiris, pigs and pints.
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we have tons of sausage, sausages wrapped in bacon. this is incredible. >> what you are looking at here, our bacon explosion. one of my favorite dishes. something that came from the barbeque boy in alabama. what you take is a pound of nice thick cut bacon, we've it together, spread some pork sausage, and little dry rub, barbecue sauce, will it, put it in your oven or a smoker, hit it again with a barbecue sauce and dry rot and bake it. >> my goodness. let's service up -- serve it up. greg was nice and up to bring this and this morning. it looks amazing. it will be at the event. >> this saturday from noon until 4:00. tickets are still available.
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live music and a thousand pounds of bacon. >> if people miss this event, where can they find information on other events? >> on our website -- we have a lot of fun things coming up. >> oh, my goodness. you are killing us here in the studio. you know that. you are killing us. i know you cannot talk right now but it is too cool. not only these events coming up, but you get to drink beer and talk like a pirate and eat bacon and sausage wrapped together. come onh. ow cool is that? i know you're struggling through that but you can bring the sale would back to me and sand -- stan. or maybe you can just have the crust around it. seriously, you get to talk like a pirate and eat bacon wrapped
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in sausage. high pressure off the coast. things will be pretty quiet for us. it is a little cold out there. temperatures in the 50's but we will make it into the low 80's because the winds will shift to the southwest. we will see a little rain along the boundary. most of the computer models have the rain falling apart by the time it gets there. we will put a slight chance for some rain and the forecast over the time period. you can see the push of warmer air ahead of the front as opposed to the east coast, where the temperatures are still in the 50's. down to 46 in frederick. 53 in parked in and 57 in jericho. high temperatures will range between 78-83 degrees. we just had sunrise a few minutes ago. a lot of color on the horizon. the seven-day forecast going into the weekend, a few more clouds going into tomorrow and
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on the front comes through friday night into saturday morning, is slight chance for rain in the forecast over the time period. 95% of the week and will be fine. sunday looks gorgeous. high temperatures in the upper 70's both days. looks like temperatures the same all the way through the middle of next week. >> time for a live look at the big story. the search for the person was shot someone on the campus of morgan state university continues. jennifer franciotti has the latest as students return to class today. >> evening classes here at morgan state were canceled last night just as a precaution because the gunman remains on the loose. it unfolded just before 5:00 last night, when someone was shot at the student center. according to officials, they believe it was a target shooting. one shooter and one intended victim. the victim was shot in the stomach and taken to john
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hopkins where he is listed in critical but stable condition. morgan state officials say neither the gunman or the victim were students at the university and immediately after the into the students started getting alerts to stay inside and away from the windows. this morning the suspect remains on the loose. here and morgan state, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> it is 66 degrees in downtown baltimore. coming up, we will look at some of your answers to the water cooler question. >> and we will check the weather and traffic before you head out to start your day. to start your day.
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>> time for your answers to the water cooler question. >> we asked if seeing the calorie counts of fast food would change the way order. women do people actually say yikes? i think -- >> the people actually say yikes? >> everyone knows traditional fast food is bad for one's health but it still serves billions of a year. post your answer on our website wbaltv.com. >> let's check your morning commute. we have some delays of course on the west side along with southbound 795, eastbound 70 and toward 29, ruxton towards jfx,
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and harford road and andjoppa road. old frederick act morely street a crash, and it worked 10 at furnace branch. the leas the prates -- employs approaching 795 down, as usual. here is a lie and you at 83 at ruxton. accident is out of range but it is there where it meets the jfx. >> 81 degrees will be the high temperature this afternoon. starting out of the 50's again so you may want to take a light jacket. 83 tomorrow. maybe some rain friday night early saturday morning. but really it would think the basic weather pattern will hold on through the weekend. dry, comfortable. >> a look at some of the news stories you will find on 11 news at 7:00 a.m. -- you heard of atkins, south beach, and subway diet, but you may not know about the starbucks by.
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how one woman says she lost 85 pounds on the diet. >> and highlights of one of the most unusual athletic competitions you will ever see. those stories and the latest traffic and weather updates -- >> thanks for joining us this morning. >> we are back with a live update at 725 a.m.
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>> this is a wbal-tv 11 editorial with the president and general manager. >> tense moments at stemmers run middle school as a student told a loaded handgun in front of teachers and classmates. for the second time in three weeks a school had an incident with an instant of bringing a gun. the 13-year-old is being charged as a juvenile and the teacher is being appreciated for her efforts in restraining the student until authorities arrived. we expect our teachers to educate the children, but to step between a class of students and a loaded gun is above and beyond the call of duty. the school superintendent says he will establish a new office of safety and security and provide a hand-held metal detectors for school resource officers. that is about as much as a school system could do. the responsibility rests with parents and adults to obey the law and secure weapons so
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